With teachers reporting record-high levels of burnout, and more burnout than any other profession in the US, scholars examine what’s going on and what it may mean for education.
Recently, specious claims against critical race theory have been showing up in Canada. School boards are being questioned about their anti-racism policies and the teaching of CRT to students.
The government’s COVID policy for schools needs to shift from insisting on attendance to supporting the well-being of children, staff and families wherever they are.
The teacher shortage in Australia has reached crisis levels. We will fix this by improving the conditions for existing teachers, not with cash incentives for university students.
As the national debate over LGBTQ rights continues, teachers in the Midwest are facing challenges similar to those facing their colleagues elsewhere in the US.
Kindergarten educators who taught from home during COVID-19 and who were primarily responsible for their own children self-reported poorer mental health than those without these responsibilities.
Interviews and surveys with hundreds of teachers and school administrators reveal the effect of persistent staffing shortages on school personnel – and on students.
Election time presents teachers, parents and citizens with an opportunity to put pressure on local candidates and demand courageous policy that will improve education in ways the community needs.
A teacher was fired this month for reading his favourite picture book, I Need a New Butt, to kids. It’s an example of how US conservatives are focusing on school boards as weapons in the culture wars.
Despite signals of increased turnover, the past two years have not experienced mass departures from the teaching profession.
Teachers who take alternative routes to being certified tend to leave their positions sooner than educators who go through colleges of education, new research shows.
The plans to keep schools open through the wave of Omicron infections fail to take into account the particular challenges of staffing rural and remote schools.
A study identified secular teachers’ struggles working in Jewish religious schools in Australia, the US and Israel. Some teachers resigned, others adapted, and others opposed the system from inside.
Comic characters like Ms. Grundy of Riverdale High, and Johnny Thunder (alias Mr. Tane), offer a valuable look at how teachers navigate mainstream cultural assumptions about teaching.
In ABC’s ‘Abbott Elementary,’ Philadelphia schoolteachers go above and beyond for their students – just like real-life urban schoolteachers do every day, says one scholar.
School districts across the US are starting to pay subs more and make it easier to become a sub – in an effort to keep classrooms operating despite large numbers of staff out sick.
Halfway through the school year that was supposed to be a return to normal, teachers are barely hanging on.
Child care workers are at the center of the food insecurity crisis in America. In 2020, nearly one-third of them were food insecure.
Workplaces, in addition to providing critical organizational resources, can encourage employees to undertake a voluntary workplace well-being streak, or employees can commit to their own.
Short-term disputes are really symptoms of deeper divisions in the US over who deserves academic opportunity, and how to present the nation’s history.